Four Days Mt Kenya Climb Sirimon-Naromoru.

Day 1: Nairobi – Nanyuki – Old Moses camp (Judimier

Pick up from your hotel/ residence at 7:00 am or just assemble in Nairobi CBD for departure at 7:00 am. The drive to Nanyuki takes about 3½ to 4hours, where we shall meet our mountain crew. Stop check for supplies and proceed to Sirimon gate 2,600m a.s.l for registration and payment of park fees. Picnic lunch will be served here. We shall hike for 9km through the tropical rainforest, bamboo belt, Haegenia rosewood to the open moorland to reach our camp Old Moses camp 3,300m a.s.l. Dinner and accommodation in the bunkhouse.

Day 2: Old Moses camp – Shipton’s camp via Mackinder’s valley.

After breakfast, we hike 13km through Mackinder`s valley to Shipton`s camp 4,300m a.s.l. This takes roughly 6-7 hour through rivers and ridges. We pass the newly meteorological station for eastern Africa. On a clear day, the main peaks can be seen clearly. Lunch is served en route. Dinner and overnight in a bunkhouse.

Day 3: Shipton’s camp – Point Lenana – Mackinder’s camp – Met station. 

Wake up at 2:00 am for some hot snacks before the ascent to our main target point Lenana 4,985m a.s.l. for sunrise. On a clear day, Kilimanjaro at 320km can be sighted. The panoramic view is unforgettable and this will be recorded by our cameras. We descend to Austrian hut {Top hut} 4750m a.s.l. Descend further to Teleki valley, Mackinder`s camp 3,300m a.s.l through American camp and Rangers camp. Hot brunch awaits you at the camp before we descend through the alpine moorland to the bamboo zone where our camp Met station. It takes 4½ – 5hrs. Hot lunch is served at the camp. Syke monkeys among wild animals are sported with ease. Dinner and overnight at Met station Hut.

Day 4: Met station camp – Nairobi

After breakfast, descend through the rainforest to Naromoru park gate headquarters. We will sign out and bid the crew farewell to head to your next destination or we will travel back to Nairobi, the expected time of arrival is 5:30 pm.

What to bring:

Sleeping bag; one rated four (4) season is fine. The bag should be a snug fit since if it is too large there will be more cool air for the body to warm

  • Rain Trouser
  • Rain Jacket [Poncho]
  • Balaclava [Hat Woollen]
  • Warm Clothes down jacket
  • Thermal underwear
  • Fleece Jacket
  • Hiking Boots
  • Gloves
  • Walking Sticks
  • Head Torch
  • Sunglasses
  • First Aid box
  • Ruck Suck 65L (duffel bags are unacceptable) to be carried by porters
  • Day Pack 35 [For your personal effects]
  1. Optional comfort accessories;

Walking poles, hot water bottle, Bivy bag

Wet wipes; ideal for those who want to stay fresh but are unable to bear dips in the freezing mountain weather

4: Passport/Identification Card {ID}

5: Personal travel/ medical insurance

Options are of course many and varied and in many cases, we can be flexible about the itinerary for accommodation facilities and the extension of the safari destinations.

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